Magistrate Court


 **Attention: Dispossessory Hearings Scheduled for January 4, 2021 and January 5, 2021**
On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed a Bill passed by Congress extending the moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease Control on dispossessory actions. The CDC Order was set to expire on December 31, 2020, and the Bill extended the moratorium for one (1) month.
Hearings scheduled for 1/4/21 at 9:00 AM are continued to 2/1/21 at 9:00 AM
Hearings scheduled for 1/4/21 at 10:30 AM are continued to 2/1/21 at 10:30 AM
Hearings scheduled for 1/4/21 at 1:00 PM are continued to 2/1/21 at 1:00 PM
Hearings scheduled for 1/4/21 at 2:30 PM are continued to 2/1/21 at 2:30 PM
Hearings scheduled for 1/5/21 at 9:00 AM are continued to 2/2/21 at 9:00 AM
Hearings scheduled for 1/5/21 at 10:30 AM are continued to 2/2/21 at 10:30 AM
Hearings scheduled for 1/5/21 at 1:00 PM are continued to 2/2/21 at 1:00 PM
All other instructions remain unchanged

The Glynn County Magistrate Court's jurisdiction includes the following:

  • Civil Claims $15,000 or less
  • Application for and issuance of Criminal Arrest Warrants
  • Prosecution of County Ordinance Violations
  • Preliminary hearings
  • Dispossessories (Landlord Tenant)
  • Garnishments
  • Foreclosures
  • Prosecution of Misdemeanor Deposit Account Fraud (Bad Checks)

No jury trials are held in this court. Appeals from decisions in landlord, tenant and civil cases are made to the Superior and State courts.

1st Appearance hearings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2:00 PM at the Glynn County Detention Center located at 100 Sulphur Springs Road, Brunswick, GA 31520